L'Amico

4.7
2060 Reviews
$50 and over
American
Chef Laurent Tourondel's newest restaurant, L’Amico, offers an American menu with Italian influences. Seasonal offerings include: crostinis, pizzas, housemade pastas, and gelatos.

The first floor restaurant fuses New York City’s historic Italian culture with the contemporary, featuring two large copper-clad wood fire ovens. An intimate bar allows single diners to enjoy a pleasant meal, while the dining room accommodates parties of all sizes.
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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2060 people are saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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4.6
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4.3
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Great service

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MichelJ
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Brunch was creative, food was definitely above average and good, Some pleasant surprise, attention to details, The the filled frangipani bread, is highly recommended. The brunch is high priced, but then most places in New York City are, a Basic glass of wine at $ 16.00 is steep. Brunch for 2 was $ 140.00 Pizza and egg Picante in addition to the bread Including tip and tax. Nice setting and atmosphere.

JS
vipJSW228
New York Area
82 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Scrumptious! The bread (for the table) was delicious! The French Toast not too sweet, soft and crunchy, absolutley delicious. All the egg dishes we tried were wonderful and we all had different favorites. Eat here now!

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Sanbornjo
Austin
16 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food4service3ambience3

I had the Seafood Agnolotti -- it was excellent! My husband had the raosted chicken and it was very good as well. I would say the restaurant was about a 3 Start restaurant -- solid Italian. Limited menu, which currently is to be expected. Service was good.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on July 16, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food!!!!

BD
vipBDNYC
New York Area
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience1

Sidewalk seats undesirable, servers distant and slow, menu limited

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Merp
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Beautiful setting and even more enjoyable fare. If you want an intimate and romantic place to wow a date, this is the spot.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Great food and service, bad drinks. The Bloody Mary was poorly mixed, spicy and the garnish was sad - a wilted sweet pickle and olive, definitely NOT what you’d expect at a place like this. But their French Toast…. it’s a must. Highly recommend.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on July 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Good restaurant. Will go back

EA
EARLG
1 review
Dined on July 1, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

the food,and drink was excellent well prepared excellent ambiance,the servers were professional,corteous

TJ
TinaJ
Washington DC
18 reviews
Dined on June 30, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great service. Good food and menu

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Greg
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had brunch and it was overall an excellent experience. Even though we live in Manhattan we had never been to L'Amico, but we will return. It was a quiet restaurant with lovely decor, excellent service, and above all excellent food.

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papercliplady
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently great brunch food. I love the ricotta pancakes and all of the egg dishes. The pizzas are great as well. This is my go-to spot when I need a good place to eat and drink near Penn Station. Food, service, and ambience are always on-point!

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Nitzann
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

We were here for brunch. Best pancakes we ever had. Excellent attentive service. Nearby street is quite noisy

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Sofia
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good food , great service.. I’m always satisfied when I visit. 👍

OT
OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on June 24, 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

It was good but not worth the price. I live in San Francisco and I’m used to expensive but delicious meals. We shared to kale salad, burrata, and cauliflower (meh) and we ordered the veal pasta and mushroom pizza. It was all fine but nothing special. Would not spend the money again. Also, the server didn’t tell us there were any specials and I only learned there were some after we were enjoying our salads and he was telling the patrons at the next table.

DB
DarleneB
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2021
Overall4food4service2ambience2

Food was good but service bad. Despite having a reservation, parties that arrived after us were seated ahead of us at better tables and they tried to seat us in the bar after a lengthy wait. Overall, disappointing.

OT
OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on June 20, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Perfect for brunch. Great flavors for a limited menu. Presentation great and not a bad table in the place.

AL
vipAlexL
Miami
30 reviews
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Happy to be back after a year plus, awesome food, good service, will be back!

OT
OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience3

Overly priced for quality of food. Juice options weren’t even fresh.

MR
MargauxR
1 review
Dined on June 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing as usual, but disappointed it was my dad birthday and we didn’t get any celebration

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peter
New York Area
15 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

A great experience. Super management

DM
DaveenM
1 review
Dined on June 17, 2021
Overall4food4service3ambience3

Just don’t sit near entrance.. could not get rid of the flies,

FF
vipFoodFan
San Diego
123 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Mesmerizing evening here…
I had to wait a bit for my table (not an issue) and the Manager was super nice and apologetic, he even bought us drinks (great gesture).
The food? Crazy good, all the plates were Chef designed and perfectly seasoned.
I highly recommend, probably that is why it’s always full… Good For You!!!

RM
RyanM
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My experience on 6/15 was so relaxing and delicious. I had booked indoor dining, but asked upon arrival if there was any availability last minute, outside. There wasn't, but the hostess and manager were both SO nice about double checking (and honestly, the floor to ceiling window doors made the whole interior feel outside anyway!). The pizza we ordered was delayed due to a MASSIVE order of pizza, but our server came over to explain (which we of course understood!) and let us know we were next up.

Communication all around was fantastic and above and beyond, and my friend and I were made to feel taken care of. Thank you L'Amico!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall3food3service2ambience2

Have always enjoyed my meals at L’Amico but this time not so much. Pasta was bland and steak luke warm. Service wasn’t great and was served warm wine. Everybody has an off night so will still go back.

JS
JillS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We had a wonderful brunch! The waitress was attentive, we felt safe and comfortable, and food was delicious!

TR
vipTeamRalph
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere, good food and quality service. lots of food, take the pancakes home. good for two people

CB
ClaudioB
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience3

AC was too cold, you have to wear something on. Food was very good

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall2food4service1ambience3

Dishonest service. we asked for tap water with meal. Charged $16 for bottled water when we clearly didn’t ask for it nor receive it. Sneaky excuse to try and charge us extra. I was with someone so didn’t make a scene, but it was dishonest and clearly intentional.

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vipChrisD
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall1food3service1ambience2

I did not have a pleasant experience at l’amico. My friends and I made reservations there to celebrate a 41st birthday.The hostess told me that indoor dining was not available when it was indeed available. I checked on opentable to see if she was being honest. Unfortunately I found out that the hostess lied and then when I called her out on it, she said that there was an issue with the tablet that displayed the available tables. I’ve come to the conclusion that she didn’t want me sitting inside the restaurant because my friends and I are black and brown men.

OT
OpenTable Diner
New York Area
21 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall1food5service3ambience4

Food was absolutely fantastic. We’ve dined here about 10 times before, but this was our 1st post-pandemic visit. & we were super impressed by the quality. Service by our waiter was great. But we had 2pm reservations & by 3pm they were calling ‘last call’ without asking if we wanted coffee or dessert. Our original server’s shift was over so that’s not his fault - just a faulty handover. BUT what happened when we left was really awful. Paid our tab, husband walked outside to wait for me while I visited the restroom. On my way out the door the manager (who checked us in & was now sitting at the bar) jumped up & literally accosted me saying ‘the restaurant is CLOSED! ‘. I was only trying to leave. How was I supposed to know that the door we entered through was not the PREFERRED door to leave? He was so unnecessarily aggressive & he startled me & it was embarrassing.

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vipIsabella
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is hands down my favorite restaurant in NYC... from brunch to dinner, the food is top notch. Ingredients are always fresh, service is always delightful, and the ambiance is pleasant too. Would take my parents, best friends, everyone to L’Amico. Also Alex, the bartender, is awesome!!! Here are some photos from brunch :)

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vipNatashaB
New York Area
9 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Perfect experience, good food , very different from a usual American brunch , service was great , the hostess even accommodated our request and moved us indoor as my friend was pregnant and she couldn’t tolerate the heat outdoors .
Overall we had a great experience.

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on June 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Always love it here. It felt like before the pandemic. I’ve missed this place. Brunch was delicious. It was great to see friends that we haven’t seen in over a year. This was the perfect place to meet

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tiffanyC
1 review
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

My waiters name was Christian last night! He recommended an amazing white wine from Italy and the special! He had long hair and was very sweet! Thank you Christian!

OT
vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined on June 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The branzino was AMAZING! So happy this restaurant survived.

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vipfabulosa
New York Area
12 reviews
Dined on May 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a bright spot on a dreary afternoon!!! Some friends and I decided to run out for brunch in the rain. The meal was incredible- as were the drinks. We feasted on endive salad, whipped ricotta and warm bread, branzino, pizza, and lemon ricotta pancakes! Our waiter was spectacular- and the whole experience remarkable! I highly recommend!

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IsabelaP
Panama
4 reviews
Dined on May 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It’s a great experience! Pizza is absolutely amazing!

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Mskwhite2
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When traveling to NY
this is a must stop in to enjoy the wonderful staff from the very start. From the host to the wait staff. The food flavorful & the pizza Mushroom truffle - out of this world, seafood Angottle sauce to protection. My husband & I was seated outside - great atmosphere!! Must visit!!

FAQs

You can order delivery directly from L'Amico using the Order Online button. L'Amico also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (212) 201-4065.

L'Amico is rated 4.7 stars by 2060 OpenTable diners.

L'Amico does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.giftrocker.com/secure/Order/?hash=7184b3c3.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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